The Role of Governors

The governing body has a range of duties and powers, and a general responsibility for the conduct of the school with a view to promoting high standards of educational achievement. This includes:

  • targets for pupil achievement
  • managing the school's finances
  • making sure the curriculum is balanced
  • appointing senior staff
  • reviewing staff performance and pay
  • deciding how, in strategic terms, the school should be run.

Find out more about being a Governor http://www.kent.gov.uk/leisure-and-community/volunteering/school-governors

The Governors

Chair of Governors

Mr. P Chapman

Occupation: Bank Manager

Co-Opted Governors

Mr. A Nikolic

Occupation: Civil Engineer


Mr. D Merryman

Occupation: Head of Internal Audit


Mr. J Ward (vice chair)

Occupation: Bank Manager

Mrs. M Williams

Staff Governors

Mr. R Garrett

Occupation: Site Manager


Mr. J Link

Occupation: Teacher

Parent Governors

Mrs. E Kane

Occupation: Teacher


Mr. V Jain

Occupation: Marketing Director

Local Authority Governor

Mrs. J Wilkes

Occupation: School Business Manager

Clerk to the Governors

Mrs. J Buck